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2021 Towards an African linguistic renaissance: a case study of a South African university

The inclusion of African languages as additional languages of learning, teaching and research is seen as a step in the right direction towar...

2021 A socio-constructivist analysis of the bilingual language policy in South African higher education: perspectives from the university of Kwazulu-natal

Any language policy has crucial social implications that impact its successful implementation. The introduction of the bilingual language po...

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2021 Intersections between masculinities and sexual behaviors among young men at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The university period provides a critical developmental transition from adolescence to adulthood. During this period, young people establish...

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